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Grayson, John B. (1806-1861) [Receipt for $50,000 in subsistence funds for U.S. occupation of Mexico]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05994 Author/Creator: Grayson, John B. (1806-1861) Place Written: Mexico City, Mexico Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 17 April 1848 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 13.5 x 20.6 cm

Received of Captain M.R. Patrick. Labeled "Duplicate no. 3."

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